Winter Olympic games

In this Wednesday, June 5, 2019, photo, a construction worker carries a fence at the construction site of the Tokyo Olympic Village in Tokyo. A former Olympian and head of a human-rights watchdog is asking the IOC and Tokyo Olympic organizers to investigate worker safety at venues being built for next year’s games. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
June 07, 2019 - 1:38 am
TOKYO (AP) — A former Olympian and head of a human-rights watchdog is asking the IOC and Tokyo Olympic organizers to investigate worker safety at venues being built for next year's games. Mary Harvey is the CEO of the Geneva-based Centre for Sport and Human Rights, which was among rights groups...
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Angus Leung Chun-kwong, a senior immigration officer, right, and Scott Adams, a same-sex couple who married in New Zealand five years ago, pose for photographers outside the Court of Final Appeal in Hong Kong, Thursday, June 6, 2019. Hong Kong's Court of Final Appeal said Thursday the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples, in a ruling hailed as a major step forward for same-sex equality in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
June 06, 2019 - 5:43 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's Court of Final Appeal said Thursday the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples, in a ruling hailed as a major step forward for same-sex equality in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. The court overturned an earlier judgment, saying...
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Boston Bruins' Charlie McAvoy, right, celebrates his goal against the St. Louis Blues with Marcus Johansson, left, during the second period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Monday, May 27, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
May 27, 2019 - 10:04 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the Stanley Cup Final (all times local): 10 p.m. The Bruins have roared back and Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final against St. Louis is tied 2-2 going into the third period in Boston. Defenseman Charlie McAvoy scored a power-play goal 12:41 into the second period to tie...
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NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks to the media before Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final between the St. Louis Blues and the Boston Bruins, Monday, May 27, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
May 27, 2019 - 10:00 pm
BOSTON (AP) — NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said Monday the league will consider expanded video review after some high-profile missed calls during the playoffs. During his annual speech prior to Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, Bettman said general managers will discuss potential expansion of video...
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Boston Bruins' Charlie McAvoy, right, celebrates his goal against the St. Louis Blues with Marcus Johansson, left, during the second period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Monday, May 27, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
May 27, 2019 - 9:50 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the Stanley Cup Final (all times local): 9:45 p.m. The St. Louis Blues finally paid for their parade to the penalty box. Defenseman Charlie McAvoy scored a power-play goal for the Boston Bruins 12:41 into the second period to tie the score at 2. Oskar Sundqvist was in...
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St. Louis Blues' David Perron (57) tries to move the puck between Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron (37) and Matt Grzelcyk (48) during the first period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Monday, May 27, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
May 27, 2019 - 9:28 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the Stanley Cup Final (all times local): 9:25 p.m. Two quick goals in the second period of the Stanley Cup Final opener in Boston between the Bruins and the St. Louis Blues. Just 76 seconds after Vladimir Tarasenko gave the Blues a two-goal lead, rookie defenseman Connor...
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St. Louis Blues players surround Brayden Schenn after he scored the game's first goal during the first period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final against the Boston Bruins, Monday, May 27, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
May 27, 2019 - 8:41 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the Stanley Cup Final (all times local): 8:35 p.m. The St. Louis Blues have scored first in the Stanley Cup Final. Brayden Schenn fired a wrist shot past Boston goaltender Tuuka Rask 8:23 into Game 1 for his third goal of the playoffs and the team's first in a Cup final...
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Boston Bruins cheer as several former Bruins players assist waving the team banner before Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final between the Bruins and the St. Louis Blues, Monday, May 27, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
May 27, 2019 - 8:29 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the Stanley Cup Final (all times local): 8:25 p.m. The Stanley Cup Final is underway between the St. Louis Blues and the Boston Bruins. The Bruins leaned on two past championship teams in the lead-up to Game 1 on home ice. Bobby Orr scoring his famous 1970 Stanley Cup-...
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NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks to the media before Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final between the St. Louis Blues and the Boston Bruins, Monday, May 27, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
May 27, 2019 - 7:26 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the Stanley Cup Final (all times local): 7:05 p.m. NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly says the league will not hold exhibition games in China prior to next season. Daly cited the inability for the league to book what's necessary for those games because of the country...
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FILE - In this June 5, 2018, file photo, Beckie Scott speaks at a news conference following the World Anti-Doping Agency's first Global Athlete Forum in Calgary, Alberta. A law firm found no evidence that WADA members bullied Scott, though it concluded that one member’s comments to her “could be viewed as aggressive, harsh or disrespectful.” WADA released a 58-page report Wednesday night, May 15, 2019, that was conducted to determine whether Scott, the Canadian Olympic champion, was bullied at a contentious meeting last September when officials lifted the suspension of Russia’s anti-doping agency over her protest. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
May 16, 2019 - 5:23 pm
MONTREAL (AP) — The culture of bullying and harassment collided with the Olympic universe after two strong-voiced women in the World Anti-Doping Agency received back-to-back rejections over the span of 48 hours. Among conclusions from an investigation into one of those episodes was that WADA...
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